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NBC
Nov 12, 2012 12:00am PST
country. even mitt romney was echoing that cry from the anti-obama crowd, pledging to take our country back. but that is deep in the past. no matter how hard they want it, america's fewer you to -- future just won't look like the early 1950's. hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, the washington post bob woodward. "the washington post" kathleen parker, "the new york times" d helen cooper. first up. barack obama's place in american presidential history was upgrated tuesday with his convincing sweeping re-election by an entirely new american elect rat. -- electorate. >> we are greater than the sum of our individual ambitions and we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. and together, with your help and god's grace, we will continue our journey forward. chris: bob, here we are five days later. i'm thinking, i still can't absorb the months and months and months we worried about which way this election mibet go and then to see it go in one simple clear direction. obama's direction. >> and it
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 5:00am EST
serving their country. president obama laid a wreath in a solemn ceremony.knowns... &p45-110 "today a ppoud nation express ur ratitude. but we do so mindful that no ceremony or paraae no hug or hand shakee is enough to trulyyhonor that service forr of that we must do mmre. for and everyday to serving you as well as you serveddus." the preeident also met with mmliiary families in sectton 66 of the cemetery... where vettrrns of the most recent wars in iraq and afghanistan are laii to rest. here in maryland... officials will gather at a ceremonn today... honnring veterans in baltimore.lieutenant goverror anthony brown and mayor stephanie rawlings-blake are amoog those scheduled to attenddthe ceremony will be hell in the war memorial plazaa at 9 a-m... following the annual veterans march. 3 the ravens improve to 7-and- performance over the oakland a. raiders.the ravens led 27-10 the third quarter beean, they widened that lead... as joe flacco hit torrey smith witt a 47 yard scoring pass... raaenn worse or the raaders from there.4th quarter....keep your eye on returner jacooy jooes. he fin
WHUT
Nov 9, 2012 7:00pm EST
demanding a fair compassionate immigration policy in this country. president obama, i think, was humiliated by this. he was a community organizer. the immigrants that are doing this, i think, represents the modern-day civil rights movement and he understood their power. so months ago, he said -- he issued a kind of executive order that said undocumented immigrants 30 years or younger, if they meet certain criteria, can get deferred action. they can stay illegally in this country for a few years and work and study and not be afraid of deportation. it was a tremendous victory for these young people. but the one more and they're not stopping. they are demanding passage of the dream act. this bus brought them and their parents. it was a family affair and they got out of the bus quickly. i was talking with the first woman came out of the bus and asking her why are you doing this. a media personality came up to me. i cannot even call them journalists. he said, what do they want? what are they doing? i said, they are about to get arrested. and he said, what are they asking for? i said,
FOX News
Nov 8, 2012 2:00am EST
swore if obama won and i'm moving to another country. i am from texas. >> bob: jersey city. >> kimberly: involve happiness, please. facts, numbers. >> eric: let's half off to bob. great call. you almost nailed the electoral college. i woke up this morning and felt like i was trying to take it all in. where am i? where am i? am i mad or sad? like baseball. i'm a sports guy. you have a big game coming and get your butt handed to you. you don't cry. you brush yourself off, you get back up to the plate. you go again. that's what the republican party needs to do. say look, we made mistakes and we tack to the primary and maybe it's time to rethink, refocus on what we need. what is the message? focus the message and come back at it in 2014. the house votes and maybe even look at the senate votes. >> kimberly: a lot on the horizon. what should be message for the white house for how they communicate to the american people? if you look at the popular vote, it wasn't such a resounding victory. >> dana: i'm glad i got that question. would you think less of me if i cried just a little? [ laughter ]
FOX News
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
small part of the country. >> eric: you said obama will reach across the aisle. >> bob: entitlement and tax reform. >> kimberly: he will put through what he wants to do, his way. >> bob: he can't do it in the house. >> dana: the reason some people are skeptical given the record of four years when he had an opportunity, bipartisan commission comes together, simpson-bowles roadmap to get to entitlement reform it got pushed aside for politics. the same with immigration reform. tax reform pushes never anywhere in the last four years except for the one point that president obama said in 2010 lame duck he would not do, raise taxes on the rich in time of high unemployment and slowing economy, which is what we have now. i think that people are fright to be skeptical. if he decides to change and move to the center, that might be good. >> bob: one more point. he does not face another election. he may be a lame duck in that sense but he has to worry about a legacy and get things done. i don't think he sits around and just plays politics. >> dana: media will take care of his legacy. >> bob: i t
KCSMMHZ
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
the house stands ready to work with you to do what's best for our country. we're willing to accept new revenue under the right conditions. >> boehner said obama obama must reduce spending and overhaul entitlement programs. republicans then would be willing to back programs aimed at raising federal revenues. >>> pakistan remains one of the biggest foreign policy headaches for re-elected president obama. his second term will oversee the withdrawal of u.s. combat troops from afghanistan, scheduled to be complete by the end of 2014. nhk world's hideki yui outlines the challenges those two countries pose for obama's next term. >> reporter: afghanistan and pakistan are two nations affected by the u.s. fight against terrorism. both expect the obama administration to shift its focus during a second term to rebuilding the economy back home. at the height of the u.s. deployment, about 100,000 american troops were stationed in afghanistan. the number has fallen to less than 70,000, and further reductions are planned. many in afghanistan welcome that trend, but others voice concern that it cou
PBS
Nov 9, 2012 7:00pm PST
house announced on thursday that president obama will visit southeast asia from november 17th to the 20th. the itinerary includes stops in thailand, cambodia, and myanmar, making him the first u.s. president to visit the formerly reclusive country. nhk world's jun kobayashi has more. >> reporter: just a few years ago, a visit by a u.s. president to myanmar was unthinkable. but that is changing as the former military regime continues reforms following years of isolation. now president obama is set to make a landmark trip to the country, following up on the u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton's visit last year. president obama plans to meet with president thein sein and opposition leader aung san suu kyi. the government of myanmar is bolstering democratization and economic reforms. obama's visit could be seen as a sign of approval of the efforts. but he is also expected to encourage politicians to do more to achieve their goals. the u.s. president is also scheduled to attend the east asia summit in cambodia to talk about disputes between china and member countries including vietnam
PBS
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
. new york stocks dliped from the start as investor concerns shifted to how obama will address the country's economic challenges. they're particularly worried the fiscal cliff could weigh down u.s. growth into the new year. >> it's a pretty sad day for wall street. >> i don't think it's for the best of the country. i had a good feeling that romney was going to be a better candidate for the economy. not bowl. obama. >> many offices in history manhattan remain closed. new york city officials have struggled to turn power back on after hurricane sandy hit last week. >>> following an overnight plunge on wall street tokyo share prices are falling thursday morning. the key nikkei arm now currently standing at 8888. that is down 84 points, or just about 1%. investors placing sell orders on especially export-related issues. currencies, the dollar is currently being sold against the yen. worries about u.s. and european economies. the dollar/yen, 79.96-80.01. the euro/yen, 102.01-06. market players are buying the yen, it's regarded as a relatively safe asset amid pessimistic factors. those in
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 12:00am PST
, but for the future of politics in this country. >> okay. >> barack obama won this election. the democrats won. they have now got to stand with the working class, the middle class of this country and now allow wall street and big-money interests to run over us i want senator bernie sanders, congratulations on your victory, senator. great to have you with us. thank you. >>> remember to answer tonight's question, share yew thoughts with us on twitter and on facebook. up next, raw emotion from the president, as he addresses his campaign staff in chicago. just earlier today, the campaign just released this video. you're going to want to see it. you're not going to see it anywhere else. stay tuned. >>> after the president was reelect reelected. he address the the staff, who worked so hard on this campaign. he brought to it became very emotional. >> i grew up, i became a man during that process. so i come here and look at all of you what comes to mind is not that you remind me of yourself. it's the fact that you are so much better than i was. in so many ways. you're smarter, and you're
KCSMMHZ
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
president obama is set to make a landmark trip to the country following up on the u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton's visit last year. president obama plans to meet with president thein sein and opposition leader aung san suu kyi. the government is forwarding demock kra tiization and economic reforms. obama's visit could be seen as a sign of approval of the efforts. but he is also expected to encourage politicians to do more to achieve their goals. the u.s. president is also scheduled to attend the east asia summit in cambodia to talk act disputes between china and the countries including the islands in the south china sea likely to be taken up for discussion at the summit. obama is expected to join asean members in the call for china to establish the code of conduct to peacefully resolve the disputes. such an appeal would certainly provide asean with leverage for the tough goal of winning china's agreement. the obama administration shifted diplomatic and security policies last year, placing greater emphasis on the asia-pacific region in view of china's growing clout. the plan
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2012 8:00pm EST
also have the best grass-roots effort in the country working with the obama campaign. we had 65 full-time field organizers, tens of thousands of volunteers, and you really need the strong message of progressive strong effort, and you also need a good grass-roots organization. 40 million clearly did us damage. it made the race a lot close are than it would have been, but i think voters in ohio, as we talked on your radio show, voters started to ask themselves why all this outside money? it's the oil companies, wall street, these groups that karl rove calls upon to fund his political. >> what about the pickups in the senate? it will be a more progressive caucus, what does that mean? >> it mean i think the senate will have more backbone, when i see people like tammy baldwin and macy honoro from hawaii, i talked to jeff americaly tod me see a difference in rules, working with the reelected president i think we'll see a stronger progressive move in this country, where john boehner and mitch mcconnell will have to listen more than they have to the voters. they said there was a mandate in 2
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2012 8:00pm PST
for the future of politics in this country. >> okay. >> barack obama won this election. the democrats won. they have now got to stand with the working class, the middle class of this country and now allow wall street and big-money interests to run over us i want senator bernie sanders, congratulations on your victory, senator. great to have you with us. thank you. >>> remember to answer tonight's question, share yew thoughts with us on twitter and on facebook. up next, raw emotion from the president, as he addresses his campaign staff in chicago. just earlier today, the campaign just released this video. you're going to want to see it. you're not going to see it anywhere else. stay tuned. years ago, my doctor told me to take a centrum silver multivitamin every day. i told him, sure. can't hurt, right? then i heard this news about a multivitamin study looking at long-term health benefits for men over 50. the one they used in that study... centrum silver. that's what i take. my doctor! he knows his stuff. [ male announcer ] centrum. the most recommended. most preferred. most s
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
millions of people, but for the future of politics in this country. >> okay. >> barack obama won this election. the democrats won. they have now got to stand with the working class, the middle class of this country and now allow wall street and big-money interests to run over us i want senator bernie sanders, congratulations on your victory, senator. great to have you with us. thank you. >>> remember to answer tonight's question, share yew thoughts with us on twitter and on facebook. up next, raw emotion from the president, as he addresses his campaign staff in chicago. just earlier today, the campaign just released this video. you're going to want to see it. you're not going to see it anywhere else. stay tuned. capella university understands rough economic times have led to an increase in clinical depression. drug and alcohol abuse is up. and those dealing with grief don't have access to the professional help they need. when you see these issues, do you want to walk away or step up? with a degree in the field of counseling or psychology from capella university, you'll have the k
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
merchandise sales will go toward a relief fund. >> president obama said the country cannot afford a tax increase on all america -- americans. >> the president laid it all out in his japped. >> reporter: in his first press conference in eight months, president obama said the american people knew what they were getting when they re-elected him and to take away from last week's results. >> i have a mandate to help middle class families. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff is looming at the end of the year. >> i want a big deal a comprehensive deal. >> reporter: the president reiterated he's in the backing down. >> a modest tax increase on the wasn't thy is not going to break their backs. >> reporter: congressional republicans said they're willing to compromise for a deal but on that issue they're standing firm. >> we know you can't raise taxes enough to solve the problem. >> reporter: for nearly an hour president obama took a wide range of questions and launched a strong defense of ambassador susan wright who has been under fire for the handling of the benghazi work. >> if senator mccain and
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am EST
first ever visit to that country by a u.s. president. the obama administration is trying to encourage democracy in that country. the president is already scheduled to visit nearby thailand and cambodia that same week. >>> crews are already hard at work preparing for mr. obama's second inauguration. the inauguration stage is already going up on the west lawn of the u.s. capital. many transportation agencies also getting ready for huge crowd expected. metro saw its largest ridership ever four years ago with more than $1.5 million trips on trains and buses. this time, the agency expects between 500,000 and 800,000. it will also be offering a $15 commemorative smart trip card. it will be on the martin luther king jr. holiday. >>> the presidential election is over but it still feels just a little bit like the 2000 election. take a look at the latest electoral college map. notice something missing? florida is still undecided. election workers are counting the ballots still. they blame the problem on a lengthy ballot which contained 11 state constitutional amendment questions. they also rece
WHUT
Nov 8, 2012 9:00am EST
country is today. it wasn't one party that set up the $16 trillion debt. i think president obama put the pedal to the metal but both parties for blame. i think that's where we are as a country, we have two different choices. what mitt romney is talking about is economic plan is very different than what george bush ran on, george w. bush in 2000 t voter are saying that is the same old plan. i know president had suggested that, but i think what he's talking about is far different in terms of turning the economy around. i don't think voters are necessarily making -- >> the polls don't show. that polls show that voters, women and men blame the hole we got in to on george bush, you can't get away from that. >> you don't hear any talk about it between the two candidates. >> actually i do hear it. >> voters are smarters than most of the pollsters i have to say. they understand that it's not one man or one -- >> that's what that he say to the pollsters. i don't think you can avoid that. the reason i think the economy has -- as much as it should that he has made no definitive case for why he
FOX News
Nov 12, 2012 8:00pm EST
supported president obama. >> it's a changing country. the demographics are changing. it's not a traditional america anymore. and there are 50% of the voting public who want stuff. they want things. and who is going to give them things? president obama. he knows it and he ran on it. >> bill: well, just today my theory backed up by the government statistical bureau according to the feds from july to august of this year, latest at that data available. more than 400,000 americans put on food stamp roles in one month. brings the total to astounding 47 million people getting assistance all-time record. joining us from los angeles defense attorney who analyzes politics and here in the studio michelle fields political commentator. both are single ladies. that group overwhelmingly supported president obama. why is that by the way before we get to this discussions. why did the single ladies go for him? >> look, i think mitt romney was a weak candidate to begin with. >> bill: why do you say that? >> he wouldn't connect with voters with a way a lot of voters you voted for him. >> i voted fo
WHUT
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
sacker. the headlines -- as president obama prepares to visit the country, ethnic conflict continues in burma's rakhine state, and reports that security forces could be complicit in the violence. a former oil executive has been appointed as leader of the anglican communion throughout the world. i'm now for business, jamie has joined me. there's a fascinating story involving the man who runs airlines. he also has a huge stake in the drinks business, and he's facing some trouble. >> it's interesting, the story really starts in drinks, and it moves through to airlines, quite interestingly, because those say he's a billionaire with his fingers in many buys. but it starts with diageo. it's going to spend about $2 billion. it's got a $1 billion expenditure, buying a large stake in united spirits, which is part owned by b.j. it will probably end up getting a complete controlling stake in united spirits. that's fine, because it's a fantastic deal to get into, huge, great whiskey market, biggest whiskey market in the world. so that's doing diageo a great deal of good. on the other s
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2012 5:05pm EST
, an update on afghanistan's and reaction to president obama's re-election with in the country. daniel markey is our guest. "washington journal" is less of a cloud a.m. eastern on c-span. president obama will participate in the presidential ceremony followed by a remembrance ceremony. our live coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> i need some help over here. >> did he try to get up? >> no, he just rolled himself out. >> where is sergeant robert yates today? we followed him after this plane ride for many months. he ended up entering himself that a program at walter reed where they used acupuncture and meditation and other techniques to wean him off of the drugs he was on and through this program he was able to walk out the walter reed on his own two feet. i commend the military for choosing -- allowing us to tell a story both the good in the back and for recognizing this problem by recognizing there is a problem of over medicating and they are looking for ideas to fix it. that is the pieces of the film -- the metaphor is that the status quo is not working. we need
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2012 2:00pm EST
poech policies to represent a majority of the country. obviously, president obama and his team planned for an enthusiasm deficit. they knew they would lose black and brown voters and young voters from 2008 and went out and got more. republicans know that. it's demographics and mechanics on the ground. and they got whooped in both departments. if they don't make changes, they're a minority party in 2016 and beyond. >> we're running out of time. chris, if you had one word of advice for the gop moving ahead, what would it be, if you can put if in one word or two. >> it's actually simple. diversify. you can't be a party that speaks only to white people and think you're going to win an election in an increasingly diverse country with increasingly diverse voices and backgrounds. that is the fundamental problem with the republicans. they're living in the past, and if they keep doing what they're doing, they'll be in the past. >> sam, it's a great pleasure having him on. chris, a.b., michael as well, we see you tomorrow. right now power crews are back on the road trying to restore powe
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm EST
done. now the question, can democrats and republicans find a way to work together to move the country forward and solve some very serious problems? it is back to business for president obama after a hard fought election and the president says he is willing to compromise. >> in the weeks ahead i also look forward to sitting down with governor romney to talk about where we can work together to move this country forward. >> the most pressing issue on the table might be the so- called fiscal cliff. if congress doesn't do something, americans face a rollback of tabb cuts as well as big slashes to defense and social programs and although it has no impact on the outcome of the election, cbs news has not called the election in florida. two counties it seems are still counting their votes for president. overseas prime minister benjamin netanyahu says he'll continue to work with president obama to continue to protect israelis and china's leaders say they're optimistic that a second obama term will give boat countries time to improve their -- both countries time to improve their relationship. >>
FOX News
Nov 13, 2012 1:00am PST
obama. >> it's a changing country. demographics are changing. it's not a traditional america anymore. there are 50% of the voting public who want stuff they want things. and who is going to give them things? president obama. he knows it. and he ran on it. >> just today my theory is backed up by statistical bureau according to the feds latest data available, more than 400,000 americans are put on food stamp rolls in one month. bringing total to 47 million people getting food assistance, an all time record. joining us here in the studio, michelle fields both are single ladies. that group supported the president. why is that? before getting to this discussion? why do single ladies go for him? >> i think mitt romney was a weak candidate. >> bill: why do you say that? >> he couldn't connect with voters. i voted for mitt rom nee. i think a lot of women are also generally on welfare programs as well and president obama has had this huge a lot of welfare spending and it's a lot of -- hard to get off the candy. it's obama giving you candy you don't want to vote for the person is not. >> i'm i
PBS
Nov 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
% of the population if it wants to reduce the country's mounting deficit. obama asked for cooperation from republicans. he said he is open to compromise and open to new ideas that could bring about a rise in tax revenues. >>> let's check on the markets. first, looking at currencies. just having a look at the dollar similar yen at 80.19-21. that's due to uncertainties about japan's economic policies that the country is set to hold a general election next month. the dollar/yen is trading between 80.19-21 and having a look at the euro, 102.05-10. sources are telling us that the yen is falling on speculation that the bank of japan may step up its monetary easing measures. dollar-buying against the yen may not be so strong as worries about the u.s. fiscal cliff. >>> turning to stock markets. share prices in tokyo are rising as export-related issues are being bought due to the weaker yen. nikkei average, 8742. and that's up .9%, or 78 points from wednesday's close. analysts say the japanese currencies dliped to the lower 80 yen range against the dollar is encouraging investors t
FOX
Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
cities and precincts across the country in battle ground states. and they turned out the vote. they expanded the electorate by registering new voerts. the obama campaign focused on doing that and expanding the electorate and turning out early voters. the key was that obama went into tuesday ahead in the battle ground states. so mitt romney had to win by large margins and he wasn't able to do that. >> so david, there's the ground game as jelena mentioned butted video that leaked out of mitt romney saying disparaging things about 47% of the american public. did that ultimately damn him? >> that didn't damn him but that hurt him with those independents because of the way it was done. look, it was more than a gap. it was used as a political weapon against him. jelena, however, hit a number of the key points about this. ground game when you look at the voting breakouts, barack obama was able to hold onto those that voted for him in 2008. and that was key to this. and in the battle ground states was able to make up ground and take the lead. the republican ground game wasn't as effective.
CNN
Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm EST
time, even lower, 3.4%, the lowest for any county in the country. if you could tell barack obama to do one thing, what would you tell him? t >> to resign. >> reporter: what advice would you give him for a second term? >> retire. >> reporter: king county, not only the home for barack obama's lowest vote percentage, also the county where he received the lowest total number of votes. nationwide, the president tallied more than 62 million votes, but here in this county, he received 5 votes. that's right. just five votes. king county's population is small, but mitt romney winning 139-5, made this the president's worst showing in the u.s. we went to the girl's basketball game in guthrie high school in the county seat to ask why there is such distaste with barack obama's presidency? >> i thought he sounded more like a dictator than a president. >> reporter: we went to the local baptist church to a monthly women's club meeting and heard similar sentiments. >> any time anything goes wrong, he blames it on bush, last administration, not his fault. well, now it is his fault. >> reporter: in 20
CNN
Nov 15, 2012 1:00am EST
. >>> up close, a corner of the country that by some measures the most anti-president obama place in the united states. at his press conference, the president acknowledged he certainly didn't win over every voter. >> people across this country, millions of folks who worked so hard to get us elected, but also millions of people who may not have voted for us, but are also counting on us. and we take that responsibility very seriously. >> some of the people that president obama was talking about live in king county in texas. home to just about 255 people. more than half of them are female, vast majority are white, and almost to a person, they don't much like president obama. here is gary tuchman. >> what do you think of barack obama's first term? >> he ain't worth a damn. no good at all. don't agree with anything he's done. >> reporter: it is a sentiment that was also common here during president obama's first run for president. here in rural king county texas, only 4.9% of voters choes obama in 2008. this time, even lower, 3.4%, the lowest for any county in the country. if you could te
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2012 2:30am PST
second term comes with a world of problems. >> for president obama, the most dangerous country in the world in his first term and his second term will be pakistan. >> reporter: that's where bin laden was hiding and it remains a safe haven for militant extremists. syria is imploding and threatens to spread into a regional war. syria is hoping the president will engage. the euro is in crisis bs, greeks rioting again and, of course, iran still pursuing nuclear ambitions despite crippling sanctions. many worry it could trigger another war. >>> we turn to sports now. the finalists have been announced. mike trout is in the bunch vying for a.l.mvp, he's joined by triple crown winner miguel cabrera, adrian beltre, josh hamilton and robby cano. ryan braun against headley, mccutchen, molina and posey. mets knuckleballer r.a. dickey, the old man he's up against david price of the vanderbilt university and jered weaver. mike trout also a near lock for rookie of the year. the winners announced next week beginning on monday. >>> in the nfl it turns out mark sanchez and tim tebow aren't the only new
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 4:30am EST
campaign and focused on big issues that affected the whole country. >>> president obama is to visit new york's statten to evaluate recovery efforts there. it is his first visit to the impact zone in two weeks. meantime, two of new york's biggest utility companies are cooperating with an investigation into preparation and response to sandy. con ed and long island power both received subpoenas yesterday requesting records on restoring power and communicating with customers. the storm left 2 million in new york in the dark for days. >>> i plan for so-called mart meters in every cab before january will n happen and a contractor is to blame. that employee is now fired. the contracting officer had too many glaring errors in a $35 million bidding deal that went to veriphone. smartmeters have gps technology and tv monitor. nbc 4 has a contract with veriphone to provide contest for those televisions. the bidding process will be restarted >> d.c. council will consider regulations for the popular car service uber. tax drivers say they are stealing business and by not operating as a cab company
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 3:00am EST
let us wait. let big bill wait. see how this second obama term starts off. learn how the country is doing. watch, listen, enjoy life in this country. you have four years traveling the world. kick back and enjoy this country. i wish her well. that's "hardball" for now. the ed show starts right now. >>> good evening, americans, and welcome to "the ed show" from new york. the president has told progressive leaders he's not budging on taxes. >> we're prepared to stand up for america. >> the campaign for the middle class begins at the white house, and the campaign pour millionaires has begun on the senate floor. >> half the congress opposes tax hikes. >> tonight, mary kay henry of the service employees international union and senator brown on the new campaign for the middle class. paul ryan is finally speaking, and he's still in the bubble. >> i think the surprise was some of the turnout. some of the turnout especially in urban areas. >> ohio state senator turner is here to respond. the petition to see seed is growing with speed. >> deep in the heart of texas! >> find out why i agree wit
FOX News
Nov 13, 2012 8:00pm EST
have a story that will make you furious. >> this country was founded by latin people. >> obama is reelected. >> yes. >> how exeighted are you. >> i would have left the country if he wasn't. >> jesse watters pays a visit to some far left folks. >> i know i'm talking to the enemy right now. >> don't hate me. >> i don't. >> i thought liberals wanted to embrace the other side. >> i don't think that's true at all. >> bill: we will show you what happened in the latest edition of watters world. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. the far left running wild. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. flush for president obama's victory last week. far left elements in america are pumping it up. today a number of leftists met with the president at the white house. they included a bunch of union leaders, guy from move on. and center for american progress people. you don't get more left wing than the crew that visited the white house this morning. the president, of course, thanking
FOX News
Nov 8, 2012 7:00pm PST
president obama. what does president obama do? he makes travel plans to leave the country. go figure am meanwhile, we are dangerously close to the edge of the fiscal cliff. >> folks, what is going to happen in the next four years fobama is true to form, that's the problem here. the mechanism for recovery is isn't going to be there. >> raising taxes on small business people is the wrong prescription, given where our economy is. >> is it on the table to talk about it -- the wealthier americans -- >> i made it clear yesterday, raising tax rates is unacceptable and it couldn't even pass the house. >> i would like a real republican party to am come back because the democrats need to have their feet held to the fire, also. but you need to have -- [overlapping dialogue] >> you can't have crazies running a party. on both sides. >> by the way, california is where we are head audio california is almost, folks, a microcosm of where the country is headed. >> i mean if they are balkanized out there, it's a bunch of different states. the rich live in a few places and the rest of the state is dying
FOX News
Nov 14, 2012 2:00pm PST
compromised. and vows not to kay in to republicans over the fiscal cliff. mr. obama says the country can't afford to continue tax cuts if for wealthiest americans and says he won't extend the bush tax cut for the top 2%, as he did two years ago. "special report" from washington starts at 6:00 p.m. eastern. now back to new york and five "the five." ♪ ♪ >> greg: all right. so in the wake of obama's alleged re-election, some citizens are calling for secession. people from all 57 states have filed petitions in favor of seceding from america on the obama administration's we the people website. so far, close to 700,000 signed on and petitions from alabama, florida, georgia, louisiana, north carolina, tennessee, texas grabbed at least 25,000 signatures. now to me, secession is silly. but what is not silly is actual catchtition. why not for four years pit red states against blue states with the respected ideas and have us put to the test and see who succeeds? red states will have fracking. blue will have frats. red states will have free markets. blue will be v fre have free pi. red state
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2012 7:00pm EST
people. half of the country did not vote for obama. he does not have a mandate on anything. it was not about prejudice. it was about principle in performance and his performance has been poured. the fed did not perform, whether he was black or white, he needed to leave. guest: thank you for your comment. i have to agree with her that, the president has not, he has not lived up to people wanted him to live up to. i agree there is no mandate. half of america did not support him. if anything, it shows we are a divided country. but, at and president obama, understood the fiscal crisis we were facing when he took office in 2008. he promised to pay down the deficit in half in his first term. not only did he not pay it down, he double that. what people do not -- either they do not remember or understand, his first two years in office, and he had a democrat senate and house. he could have done anything he wanted. he did not focus on that. instead, they crammed obamacare down our throats. he was reelected but the polling showed, going into this election, people were concerned about jobs in the
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
country president obama will be visiting later this month. >>> and was it an act of war? tonight the pentagon responds to the attack on a u.s. drone. and for the first time, the man who tried to kill gabriel giffords. [ man ] it's big. supports in times of need. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. . >>> seven live sentences plus another 140 years. that's for the man behind the arizona shooting rampage that critically wounded form he congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >> nbc bay area's janelle wang is here with our world. >> this is the first time since the attack nearly two years ago that gabby giffords faced her shooter. her husband, astronaut mark kelly, spoke at the sentencing today saying jarrod loughner change her life forever, but not her spirit. she was one of 13 people shot and six killed at a political meet and greet event in tucson in january 2011. 24-year-old love you loughner did not show any emotions as the victims and their families spoke in the courtroom today.
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
visit to the country by a u.s. president. the obama administration is trying to encourage democracy in that country. the president is also scheduled to visit nearby thailand and cambodia that same week. >>> tony tull is at the news4 live desk now with breaking news. >> we are just getting word out of afghanistan about multiple deadly bombings by insurgents. in kandahar, a suicide bomber killed three police officers and wounded two others. and in the eastern part of the city, a convoy struck a land mine and killed five troops. officials say with nato's troop drawdown, insurgents are focusing their attacks on the afghan police and army. that is the latest from the live desk. >>> we're also getting word about something in pakistan. at least four people injured in a bomb blast in that country's largest city. that explosion ripped through the heart of karachi. investigators believe the blast may have been targeted at the country's paramilitary rangers. no one is claiming responsibility for this attack, but taliban militants are known to operate in that city. >>> a developing story out of gu
CW
Nov 11, 2012 6:30am EST
obama from becoming an effective governor if you will of the country was not his inability to get away from his own party. it was the inability of the republicans to acknowledge that this man was legitimately president and had something good to say. he was willing to work to the consternation of his base so much with republicans who rebuffed his efforts. and i think that we have to be honest about. >> the voting record is completely opposite to that when you look at the votes that were cast in all of the debates in the barack obama presidency. the votes were by blew dog democrats, democrats who object today policies. i'm not saying republicans didn't block. that's the nature of our system. michael is throwing out assertions. i'm telling anyone watching they can go look at the voting record. [ overlapping speakers ] >> that's not supposed to be the nature of the system. you're not supposed to need 60 votes for everyone single piece of legislation. >> i never said you did. [ overlapping speakers ] >> republicans have made that the case. and the truth is that barack obama did not have 60
MSNBC
Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm PST
taking your guns away from you. barack obama is turning this country into a combination of naziism and socialism. obama care is going -- >> gentlemen, i think i have the problem, michael. michael, i want you to listen to this. suppose -- well, you are african-american. >> yeah. yeah. >> here we go. would you like the first president who comes from that background to be called a racist by glenn beck? a racist? because of what? no reason. if you're a woman in the executive world, would you like to be called a femi-nazi from rush limbaugh? it isn't like somebody dreamed up this horrible rejectionism on the part of these people on the right. it's fair enough to say they're not office seekers because you couldn't seek office and talk like this, but your party gets blamed for this racket. >> let's not let mitt romney off the hook. he embraced donald trump. he goes on rush limbaugh, embraces fox news, and so he gives the legitimate republican establishment seal of approval to a lot of nonsense, and then he ends up getting bit in the backside because of it. >> i think a lot of us would say thr
FOX News
Nov 8, 2012 10:00pm EST
foundations of our country. i think what barack obama is trying to do -- and he said it himself, trying to transform america. it is about two different visions of america. that's the debate we should have had. is this a country that is a country that is best in the model of government running things from the top down? which is not the american model, a powerful federal government, doing things for us and dictating to us. or do we believe in our founding vision and one that our policies that are consistent with that. not just economic policies, but also social and cultural. >> greta: you talked about the social issues, like abortion and the issues, very much associated with, in many ways, empower the democratic party to talk about the war on women. i mean, there were discussions about abortion row v. wade as 30-some years old, who will pay for contraceptions and the discussions on the war on women. and the president did profoundly better with the women than governor romney. >> with single women. he got creamed among married women. but he lost single women. because we were not out there talk
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
. right now the president leads 50% to 49% down there. the popular vote across the country, obama leads by 2.8 million votes, 50% to 48%. chuck, this is something, i know you -- i don't know if you're billy bean or into the money ball stuff going on now, but i have nothing but absolute -- what is the word, praise for people like nate silver but more importantly the guys in plouffe and axelrod and messina. they seemed to have the numbers right and we were all the doubters. >> they had this secret government study that was available to the public called the census and they seemed to understand it a lot better than the folks in the other political party, on the republican side. when you look at what they did. you know, they knew this wasn't going to be easy. they knew there was going to be a fired up republican vote. they knew they were going to have some issues and sort of -- among some conservative white voters, among white men. they basically went about to try to not just recreate what they put together in 2008, but figure out how to maximize their vote in places where there was growth.
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 4:55am EST
opened in 1922. >>> president obama paid tribute to the country's veterans at arlington national cemetery. the president laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. in remarks afterwards he praised the sacrifice of american servicemen and women and their families. >> today, the proud nation expresses our gratitude but we do so mindful no ceremony or parade no hug or handshake is enough to truly honor the service. for that we must do more for that we must commit this day and every day to serving you as well as you served us. >> the president visited a section of the arlington national cemetery the burial ground for military personnel killed in a global war on terror since 2001. >>> investigators will be back in indianapolis in the neighborhood there to determine what caused a massive blast that leveled holes and killed two people. -- homes and killed two people. linda so joins us with the latest. are investigators any closer to finding out what caused this massive explosion. >> reporter: the congressman who represents the area says investigators have told him it was not a bo
FOX News
Nov 11, 2012 3:00pm EST
. welcome to the journal, editorial report. i'm paul gigot, a divided country gave president obama a second chance on tuesday, handing him a narrower, but decisive win over republican rival mitt romney. here is with a look how he did it. dan henninger, and jason riley and washington columnist kim strassel. start with you, when you get a defeat like this, there's no one thing necessarily that explains it. but why don't you pick out your most important? >> look, i think there were two things key to the obama victory, one was that very ol on, they ran this very high dollar attack campaign against mitt romney, a bit of a character assassination throughout the summer and mitt romney didn't respond to it and he didn't recover from it. when you combine that with the president's brutally efficient, we now know turnout operation in core states like ohio, virginia and florida, popular vote pretty close in the end. in the end he got out the partisans in much the same numbers in 2008 and that's what won it for him. >> paul: so, kim, you're saying that's about 100 million dollars or more that the obama
MSNBC
Nov 15, 2012 3:00pm PST
explain to the republican caucus how president obama is running the country. >> they do that by a process known as delphi technique. it was developed by the rand corporation during the cold war. it's a mind control technique. it's also known as concessive process. but basically the gold of the delphi technique is to lead a targeted group of people to a predetermined outcome while keeping up the illusion of input. >> it's just an illusion. the public was duped. they keep looking to blame someone. anyone, anything. maybe it's time to look in the mirror. joining me now, joe madison, nationally syndicated host of "on the power" on sirius xm. and dana milbank, columnist for the "washington post." thanks for coming on the show. >> hi, reverend. >> people come up with m stuff, man. >> dana. mind games? i mean, this is a new one. what is it about the far right and this president? i mean, mind games? >> well, they're pretty good mind games if they've got tens of millions of americans to fall for it. but i'm kufszed because mitt romney just said it was because the american people were bribe
FOX Business
Nov 9, 2012 7:00pm EST
, but this is certainly not the new beginning president obama had once envisioned. with the country set to hit the so-called fiscal cliff at year's end president obama and congress are seemingly committed to repeating their rhetoric and, perhaps, their mistakes as they ostensibly work toward avoiding the calamity of going over that fiscal clef. house speaker this morning made it clear. he thinks this is the president's moment, and he called upon the president to lead, and he called on the president to find middle ground between a bitterly divided republican house and democratically controlled senate now, this is an opportunity for the president to lead. >> this is his moment to engage the congress and work toward a solution that can pass both chambers. and earlier this week the president and i had a short conversation. it was cordial. i think we both understand that trying to find a way to avert the fiscal cliff is important for our country. lou: the speaker also noted that when he came to agreements with the president in the past that he has had no problem, as he put it, getting legisl
KOFY
Nov 9, 2012 12:00am PST
outside the law as they make plans to take over the country. >> also the president sensitive side. what drove mr. obama to tears in the just released video. >> then later on "nightline". >> coming up next on "nightline". spent nearly 40 years behind bars for double murder he insist he did not commit. today he was set free. amazing story of a decades long fight for justice. >> hang over star bradley cooper wearing the mantle of cooper wearing the mantle of sexiest man alive. on >> stay with us. 7 news at for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not hal
FOX Business
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
against, say, it is from obama and we're protecting our country from the threat. melissa: do you think this works and is compelling to people who have been banned from buying luxury goods from abroad like toilet paper? >> well, you know, i think economically it is not going to have that much of an impact on sort of the distribution of goods as we see. there are bypasses being done through india, through japan, through china and also russia. but i do think ultimately the economy is faltering internally because of the government is able to buy as you reported and broke the story through reuters a couple weeks ago here they were getting one to $3 billion of gold into iran helping them bolster their cash. but on the other hand, goods they're buying are still not keeping up. they have 30% reduction in oil imports or exports rather. they're really suffering on things bringing in and out of the country. melissa: how are they doing that? >> they're doing it through, number one, bringing in bullion from turkey and dubai. that brings in cash they need without having to deal in rials. india, japa
FOX Business
Nov 16, 2012 9:20am EST
. stuart: west one. gerri: isn't the reelection of president obama said this in motion? countries around the region as soon israel could be isolated, obama is always talking about i want space, daylight between us and israel, benjamin netanyahu, no love lost, the crisis over iran potentially coming. stuart: you are going to do a lot of television today. maybe for the next week too. [talking over each other] stuart: a leading auction house is telling us demand for the best in fine art exceeds the supply. that is why prices are not going straight up. why is everybody buying? are the rich buying part of a tax haven? we bring in a head of impressionist art. back to nicole petallides. facebook shares moving smartly higher. nicole: we have seen executives moving into facebook today and we are hearing about a new tool which theoretically should be able to turn into more revenue for advertising for facebook but directly correlates for retailers and says 1 billion users or whoever, view your ads on facebook and that resulted in a person. people are viewing the ads and that correlates, and wheneve
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
, president obama will urge lawmakers to work with him to steer the country away from the fiscal cliff. the cliff is a series of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that will kick in at the end of the year, unless republicans and democrats can reach a deal. both sides say they are willing to work together. >> we're not going over the cliff. we're determined not to go over the cliff. i think better heads will prevail. >> reporter: a fight over taxes is already looming. democratics want families making more than $250,000 a year to pay more. republicans reject that idea. they want cuts to entitlement programs and are pushing tax reform that closes loopholes and eliminates some deductions. >> this is an opportunity for the president to lead. this is his moment. to engage the congress and work towards a solution ha can pass both chambers. >> reporter: since the election, both the president and republicans have been emphasizing compromise. economists say if they don't find one, the fiscal cliff could throw the economy back into a recession. the congressional budget ofce says that those spending
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm EST
term comes with a world of problems. >> for president obama, the most dangerous country in the world, the first term and in the second term, will be pakistan. >> reporter: that is where osama bin laden was hiding. and it remains a safe haven for military extremists. syria is imploding, and threatens to turn into a regional war. the euro is in crisis, the greeks are still rioting, and despite crippling sanctions, many worry that could trigger another war. and then, brian, there is the war that we are already in. in afghanistan, where u.s. troops are dying at a rate of about one per day. >> and sadly over the past ten years, we can trace your travelin traveli travelings throughout the world, richard, we're glad your back with us. we'll be right back after this. richard, we're glad your back with us. we'll be right back after this. richard, we're glad your back with us. we'll be right back after this. we're glad your back with us. we'll be right back after this. >>> i think i might have just said before the break we can trace most of the problems of the world to richard engel, if i said
MSNBC
Nov 16, 2012 12:00am PST
democrat, running four years from now, i'd say, you know what, dental care ought to be included in obama care. immigration we can solve, but the giving away free stuff is a hard thing to compete with. >> does he not want to solve the immigration problem in this country? i hope the republicans don't change at all. mitt romney's parting shot on the national stage has left republicans scrambling. most members of the parties, you know what they did, they stuck behind mitt romney when this 47% video came out and was revealed to the public. this time, the knives are out. conservative louisiana governor bobby jindal doesn't want romney's comments to ruin the party's electoral chances. >> this is completely unhelpful. this is not where the republican party needs to go. look, we want -- if you want voters to like you, the first thing you've got to do is to like them first. and it certainly is not helpful to tell voters that you think their votes were bought. that's certainly not a way to show them you respect them, like them. >> jindal sounded downright liberal as he tried to counter the damage m
MSNBC
Nov 15, 2012 11:00pm EST
disappointed. this is whole country here that are behind what obama and the democrats campaigned on which is justice. >> e.j. dionne, if you had to pick a side you could team up with to negotiate, who has the upper hand here? >> well, i think it's pretty clear despite what senator mcconnell said today that the republicans have given in fundamentally on principle and we're talking about what the price is going to be for a tax increase. john boehner said early on, well, we can do it through tax reform. but he -- that, by saying that he was saying we can raise taxes on the rich. now, think there are some really tricky things that we face here. one is, the republicans just don't want to go back to those clinton rates. i think the right way to do this is to restore all the clinton rates and then have a discussion of tax reform. you're not going to be able to raise as much money as people say you can. for example, are people going to really want to whack at the mortgage deduction when we're just coming out of a housing crisis? and then if you don't really whack at it, then you're not rais
CNN
Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm EST
. >>> president obama promises the country the country will stand by new york after it rebuild after superstorm sandy. >> we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. >> but the recovery has just become. an exclusive look at the flood damage that crippled one new york hospital. and warning. we are heading toward a fiscal cliff. should congress and the president let the country fall off the cliff and agree to a tax hike, or create a bridge and extend the current tax breaks? what you're saying. plus, a political divide. more than 100 years ago the new movie "lincoln's" take on the battle over slavery. "lincoln" actress gloria ruben joins us live. this is cmn newsroom, and it's happening now. chilean granite... chilean granite... so, how's it in person? i should send you a picture. floor to ceiling bookshelves... floor to ceiling bookshelves... original windows... original windows... and this... is that a... fireplace face -- yes, yes it is. fireplace shaped like a face. i know right! [ male announcer ] only at&t's network lets you talk and surf at the same time on your iph
FOX News
Nov 8, 2012 2:00am PST
that night? it was a historic repudiation of barack obama. sooner or later i convict the country will call out two conservatives for help. that is it. that is one of the things we need to come to terms with. >> the liberal welfare state has grown more and more americans have become dependent on that welfare state. to be clear the situation isn't necessarily a permanent condition. >> later in the show we will hear more from hannity and why he says we need to look back to the times of margaret thatcher. >> the top five stories making news this hour. 12 years later and not much has changed. it's two-days after the election and once again the state of florida just too close to call except this time president obama was re-elected regardless of florida's outcome. president obama leads mitt romney by a little more than 47,000 votes that does not include 200,000 absentee and provisional ballots which still need to be counted. >> we may be unstep chlors to the benghazi terror attack. the obama administration reached widespread criticism for initially blame ago video for the attack and for not
MSNBC
Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm EST
country wants you to behave from now on. the country chose barack obama with a large margin. >> twice. >> twice. not once. twice. and maz a message for him, that he needs to actually cooperate with barack obama, not attack him. >> joan, as i said, he questioned what ms. rice, ambassador rice knows. let me explain. ambassador rice, now the u.n. ambassador to the u.n., foreign policy adviser to john kerry, clinton administration '93 to 2001, a rhodes scholar, a ph.d. from oxford university. i mean, as was stated by rula, he didn't question condoleezza rice in 2005, when the whole world was questioning whether there was weapons of mass destruction. it was accepted that she was stating what was given to her. >> right. >> all miss rice did now, susan rice, was state what she was briefed on that day. >> and she was very clear. >> by the cia. >> right. and she was very clear about the ongoing uncertainty. i happen to know susan rice. i've known her for a decade. she's brilliant. so this notion that she's not qualified or she wasn't terribly bright in her remarks, it's really insulting. it's
FOX News
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
period. an indication of how important the storm was is that there were only two states in the country where obama actually increased his vote share from 2008. otherwise he went down, of course. and one was alaska because palin wasn't on the ticket and the other was new jersey where i performed two points better than he did in 2008. so obviously the impact of the storm was enormous. and in the exit polls, 15% of the voters said it was the number one factor, and 40-something percent said it was an important factor. the other one is more serious, which is the demographic changes in the country. i think i always said on your show, and maybe you also have that tape where i said that if the demographic turnout is the same as these pollsters are saying, of course obama is going to win. but then i said in the next sentence but it won't be because of the high unemployment, and disillusion meant with obama. but i was wrong. it was exactly the same and with young people even higher than it was in 2008. and this reflects a permanent demographic change in the united states. it is no longer a count
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> a government official in myanmar says president obama will visit the country later this month. this will be the first visit ever for an american president. the myanmar official says security details are being prepared for a visit in mid november. so far no confirmation from up is officials. the obama administration has tried to encourage recent democratic progress in myanmar by easing sanctions applied against the country's previous military regime. >>> if you are flying over thanksgiving be prepared, planes will be packed and seas will be expensive. average flight will cost $385 round trip, 9% more than last year. experts suggest you might save by flying on thanksgiving day and returning the following tuesday those are lightest travel days that could give you more breathing room on the plane that is important. >> definitely. traveling around this morning getting to work on bart could cause some delays. >> this is near the airport too. let's check in with sue. >>> i just go off the phone with bart, this is between colma and daly city, 15 to 20 minute delays due to equipment pr
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
democrats to move this country forward. this was the scene in chicago, the moment president obama supporters were told he secured enough electoral votes to be re-elected as the 44th president of the united states. president obama is not niaive about his place in history. the victory was a repudiation of the right wing agenda. also an affirmation of the president's vision for the country. >> what makes america exceptional are the bonds that hold together the most diverse nation on earth. the belief that our destiny is shared. that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and the to future generations, so that the freedom for which so many americans have fought for and died for comes with responsibilities as well as rights, and among those are love and charity and duty and patriotism. that's what makes america great. >> a little bit different than 2008, isn't it? you know, in a way, this victory was brought to you by the radical governors, who spent the last three years stumping all over the middle class in their states. there's something all of thes
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2012 8:00pm PST
pelosi got the gavel. felt really good in 2008, when we hired barack obama to lead this country. then there was this thing called the midterms in 2010, and then the recall elections in wisconsin followed. so you take your lumps. last night, i don't spike the football here in the studio. i don't have to. the country has the message. we have an opportunity to break the gridlock in washington. we have this small window of opportunity. it's all about attitudes right now. do we really want to do something for this economy or do we want to play political games and stop the 32 months of private sector job growth? americans have had enough of the bickering, and we will focus on this in the coming shows. and there's going to be a heck of a battle coming up in the lame duck session of the congress on exactly how we're going to solve this fiscal cliff that everybody's talking about. it's only a cliff if we want it to be. get your cell phones out. i want to know what you think. tonight's question, was president obama's re-election a victory for the middle class? text "a" for yes, text "b" for no
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 3:00pm EST
country's split down the middle on whether obama care should be repealed, partially or interly or kept. "forbes" has an article out called "five ways to protect yourself against obamacare." a concern is a doctor participate in a mass exodus. should we be worried of doctors leaving practice because of obama care when. >> well, first, s.e. i would want to point out when you look at the polls how the public feels about the affordable care act and asking that general question, yesterday, 33% said they would be for full repeal. but when you actually start asking americans about the specific components, when's in the law, overwhelming majorities of people regardless of political bent are for the provisions in the law, things like preventing law, no co-pays, things like being able to cover preexisting conditions as a requirement of health insurance. when it comes to physicians, i have to tell you that in my career and i graduated from medical school in 1986, what i am seeing is incredible enthusiasm and optimism among all of my colleagues and the reason is that many of us had been very f
FOX Business
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the country, around the corner. us bank. gerri: justin, president barack obama will make his first post-election comments on the economy tomorrow specifically addressing keeping the economy growing and how to reduce the deficit. his lans for those two major issues. they will happen tomorrow. we will cover it live. all the details right here. well, i want to talk about something a little bit different. if you want to understand what happened tuesday in what president barack obama was reelected, i have some maps of want to show you. first, voters. red represents romney, blue represents the president. as you might expect, it is a big concentration of population. if you look along the coast here, the northeast, up in detroit your, the west coast, california, uc president's support. the red, of course, is romney support. take a look at the map of the unemployed. there are some similarities. lots of unemployed in mature areas and centers. california, concentrations of unemployed and also here on the east coast and down into florida. here is wha
LINKTV
Nov 12, 2012 8:00am PST
political battle over a looming fiscal cliff of tax increases and spending hikes that could tip the country into economic recession at the start of next year. "the new york times" reports that president obama is hoping to recruit corporate executives to accept higher taxes and assurances of democratic votes to reduce so-called entitlements. on saturday, president obama defended tax hikes for the wealthy. >> i am open to new ideas but i refuse to accept any approach that is not balanced. i cannot ask students or seniors or middle-class families to pay down the entire deficit while people making over $250,000 a year are not as to pay a dime more in taxes. >> house speaker john boehner argued against any tax rises -- tax hikes. >> instead of raising taxes on americans, let's begin to solve the problems. let's focus on tax reform, closing the loopholes and tax rates. instead of an arbitrary cuts that will endanger our defense, but consumers about entitling -- short of the entitlement programs. >> in haiti, turn to rains and floods have killed 11 people and left thousands homeless. just two week
FOX News
Nov 11, 2012 3:30pm EST
defined them was growth, rapid economic growth and good feeling in the country about their presidency because of that. obama needs in my view, faster growth not 1%, 2%, get it up to 3, 4%. is he able to get that. does he understands that and try to shift policies in a way that aim for that goal because that would leave him much more popular four years from now. >> i think he has no clue, very simply. look, we have discussed many times on the show how obama wants to take federal spending from a historic 20% of grosse pointe woods up to around 24% because he needs it up there to do all the things that he promised in the campaign, which is to subsidize education, subsidize energy and so forth, he needs a higher level of spending, the idea is that if you have large levels of federal spending, keynesian response and stimulates the economy, and first term proves it doesn't work and if he does it again, there's no way he's going to get high growth. >> paul: and what political would you expect, to say, okay, this is a move to the middle. >> you can see how he responds to john boehner, said th
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